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Faculty Profile

Conrad Cunningham

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Professor Emeritus of Computer and Information Science
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211 WEIR HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5358
Joined UM: August 15, 1989

Areas of Expertise

  • ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, AUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION
  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
  • COMPUTER PROGRAMMING
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE, SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE
  • COMPUTERS, CLIENT/SERVER COMPUTING
  • COMPUTERS, DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING
  • COMPUTERS, FORMAL METHODS IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
  • COMPUTERS, PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING
  • COMPUTERS, PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES
  • DATA SCIENCE
  • DISCRETE EVENT SIMULATION
  • HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPUTING
  • ONLINE ACCESSIBILITY
  • OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
  • PARALLEL PROGRAMMING
  • SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE
  • SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
  • WEB PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUES

Brief Bio

H. Conrad Cunningham is Emeritus Professor and Emeritus Chair of Computer and Information Science. He received his D.Sc. and M.S. degrees in computer science from Washington University in St. Louis and his B.S. degree in mathematics from Arkansas State University. He joined the Department of Computer and Information Science as an Assistant Professor in 1989, was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 1995, served as Department Chair from 2001 until 2015, was promoted to Professor in 2006, and retired from the full-time faculty in May 2019. His primary research and teaching interests are in the areas of programming languages, multiparadigm software architecture and engineering, formal methods, concurrent and distributed computing, accessibility, and safe and secure computing. Cunningham served as conference chair and regional board chair for the CCSC Mid-South Conference, program chair and steering committee member for the International Conference on the Principles and Practice of Programming in Java (PPPJ), and conference chair for the ACM SouthEast Conference. In 2008, the CCSC Mid-South conference presented him its award for outstanding leadership.

Degrees

BS
Mathematics
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY/JONESBORO, ARKANSAS (1976)
MS
Computer Science
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY/SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI (1978)
DSc
Computer Science
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY/SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI (1989)

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